Truffle Season Aups

On a cold and frosty autumnal morning in November a crowd gathered in the market square in Aups, capital of the Haut Var,  This was no ordinary morning. At 10am, a whistle blew and everyone went into the hall for … Read More

The Olive Festival -Aups

The last Sunday in March is a day of celebration in Aups.  At this time of year the olive is honoured. The town is decorated with olive branches from the newly pruned olive trees. The market place filled with stalls … Read More

From Aups visit Sillans La Cascade

During your visit to Le Diamant Noir at Aups in the Var area of Provence be sure to visit the waterfall at Sillans La Cascade. Park the car in the car park below the village and walk to the base … Read More

Messing about on the River

From Le Diamant Noir holiday accommodation, Aups, Var we are only a twenty minute drive to the Lac Sainte Croix with its watersports and beaches. Hire a pedal boat or a canoe and venture up the Gorges Du Verdon. In … Read More